Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer — arrogant, caustic, and self-satisfied. Read More »
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Germany, right after the re-unification. The people are out of control, blind hatred towards immigrants is common sense. Read More »
Nora Helmer (1974) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margit Carstensen, Joachim Hansen, Barbara Valentin, Drama
A beautiful young housewife, Nora, is trying to convince her tight-laced, bourgeois husband, Torvald, to give her some extra money for the holidays, even if he has to borrow it. Read More »
Bremen Freedom (1972) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margit Carstensen, Wolfgang Schenck, Wolfgang Kieling, Drama
A very stylized TV version of the Fassbinder play. The set consists of a few pieces of furniture in front of a large screen on which coastal scenery is back projected. Read More »
Possession (1981) Andrzej Zulawski, Isabelle Adjani, Sam Neill, Margit Carstensen, Art-house, Horror, Drama
After Anna (Isabelle Adjani) reveals to her husband, Mark (Sam Neill), that she is having an affair, she leaves him and their son. Read More »
Satansbraten / Satans Brew (1976) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Kurt Raab, Margit Carstensen, Helen Vita, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Walter, a German anarchist poet, is short of money after his publisher refuses to give him an advance. Read More »
Frauen In New York / Women in New York (1977) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Eva Mattes, Angela Schmid, Margit Carstensen, Comedy
The main characters in this film are wives of rich men who have nothing to do because they have staff – like the cook, the maid, the hairdresser, the manicurist Read More »
Angst vor der Angst / Fear of Fear (1975) Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Margit Carstensen, Ulrich Faulhaber, Brigitte Mira, Drama
Margot, who lives in a comfortable middle class apartment, fears that she is losing her mind after having had her second child. Her husband Kurt, who is busy studying for an exam, does not understand her situation. Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law Lore are openly hostile to her. She resorts to valium and drink, and looks for sympathy, but to no avail.
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Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe / Tenderness of the Wolves (1973) Ulli Lommel, Kurt Raab, Jeff Roden, Margit Carstensen, Ingrid Caven, Crime, Drama, Thriller
In 1925, in Germany, Fritz Haarmann is a homosexual, thief and sneak, having a special license from the police. He sells meat in the black market. He also kills boys and young men, drinking their blood, quarter-sewing their bodies and throwing away the parts in a river. Certainly what he sells in the black market is human meat.
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Can a small group of people start a proletarian revolution, asks the “Black Monk” in a leather jacket. The medieval shepherd, Hans Boehm, claims to have been called by the Virgin Mary to create a revolt against the church and the landowners. The “Black Monk” suggests that he would have more success if he dressed up Johanna and had her appear as the Virgin Mary.
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